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Total loan: $375


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Kaduna, KD, Nigeria / Personal Use

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Magaji's story

Magaji is a maize farmer from the rural area of Kaduna, a state located in northern Nigeria who looks forward to earning higher profits from farming.

As a member of Babban Gona, Magaji has access to high quality inputs and enhanced farming services which help to increase his yields. Furthermore, through training programs, Magaji now practices farming in a more sustainable manner. For example, the fertilizer education Magaji receives focuses on micro-dosing fertilizers to lessen environmental impact and increase yields. Magaji expects to reap 35 bags/hectare, or double the national Nigerian average of 18 bags/hectare from this year's harvest. Magaji however needs a Harvest Advance loan to buy more nutritious foods.

The Harvest Advance loan will provide Magaji with cash equivalent to his value of maize at harvest. Babban Gona will then help Magaji to store his maize and sell it at a higher price in the future, guaranteeing higher returns. This is crucial to Magaji as he plans on using the profit from this harvest to feed family with better food